Kevn Kinney, Angie Aparo & Chuck Mead bring their “Lies, Damn Lies & Statistics” tour to Red Light Café!
Kevn Kinney is an acclaimed American rock / alt-country / folk singer and songwriter most widely known as the founder and frontman of the Atlanta-based band Drivin’ N’ Cryin’. An accomplished musician, poet and painter, Kinney has released multiple critically-acclaimed recordings over his 28 year professional career including the gold-certified album Fly Me Courageous. He has performed and/or collaborated with the Allman Brothers’ Warren Haynes, REM, The Who, Grammy Award winning producer Paul Ebersold and Blues Traveler's John Popper among others.
EMI recording artist Angie Aparo is the songwriting talent behind such big hits as Faith Hill's “Cry.” A highly respected and accomplished singer and performer himself, Angie has appeared on stage and recordings with Tim McGraw, Edwin McCain, Matchbox20 and Faith Hill to name but a few. Tim McGraw’s 2012 release ‘Emotional Traffic’ included two Angie Aparo co-penned songs: “The One” and “Only Human.” For 2014, Angie has a new solo album and book in the works, a cartoon in development and is currently writing for McGraw’s next release.
Chuck Mead is the creative force behind the critically-acclaimed alt-country outfit BR549 and the musical director for the Tony Award winning Broadway musical “Million Dollar Quartet.” BR549’s seven albums, three Grammy nominations and the Country Music Association Award for Best Overseas Touring Act built an indelible bridge between authentic American Roots music and millions of fans worldwide. As Music Director for the Broadway smash “Million Dollar Quartet,” Chuck began crafting the music arrangements during the show’s original Daytona and Seattle workshop productions, supervised the musical performances for its 2008 Chicago opening, created new music material for the show’s Tony-winning Broadway run, produced the original cast album, and oversaw the music for its smash 2011 premiere at London’s Noël Coward Theatre.